The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 120 120 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing VBScript 13 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.77% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 2.01% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 11
Average daily rate
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£305 £355 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.08% -16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £295 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.98% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -27.14%
VBScript
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1098 1144 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.81% 38.18% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 754 440
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 71 49
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VBScript Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -1 6 - -
Dorset -2 3 £305 +10.90% 1
Somerset - 2 - -
Devon - 2 £305 - 5
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript.

1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) VB
3 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 12 (50.00%) VMware
5 11 (45.83%) SQL
5 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
6 10 (41.67%) SCCM
6 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
6 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
8 8 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (33.33%) McAfee
9 7 (29.17%) IIS
9 7 (29.17%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (29.17%) Release Management
10 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
10 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
10 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (16.67%) MSI
11 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
11 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
12 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (12.50%) IBM
12 3 (12.50%) InstallShield

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) IIS
2 5 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MSI
2 3 (12.50%) InstallShield
3 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Consultant
1 5 (20.83%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) VB Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) Classic ASP
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) MSMQ
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (8.33%) Ajax
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
3 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Release Management
2 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (12.50%) UML
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) WFM
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) VB
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
4 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) VB6
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) SCCM
2 8 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (8.33%) SCOM
3 2 (8.33%) WSUS
4 1 (4.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) McAfee
4 3 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) Unisys
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.17%) Lotus
6 1 (4.17%) HP
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